Madrid Climate Change Conference - Dec 2019

2 December - 13 December 2019, Madrid, Spain

Individual Meetings

COP 25 2 December - 13 December 2019
SBI 51 2 December - 13 December 2019
SBSTA 51 2 December - 13 December 2019
CMP 15 2 December - 13 December 2019
CMA 2 2 December - 13 December 2019

Updates from all meetings

Madrid News Update 10: Developing countries submit formal proposal on Loss and Damage Mechanism
Madrid, 9 December 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

Developing countries under the Group of 77 and China made a formal submission for a proposed decision on the ‘Review of the Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage and the report of the WIM Executive Committee (ExCom) on 7 Dec 2019, at the UNFCCC COP25 in Madrid,

Madrid News Update 9: Carbon neutral target for all by 2050 disregards equity and climate justice
Madrid, 9 December 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

At a side-event held on Dec 2 at the climate talks in Madrid, several developing country delegates gave their reflections on the theme of ‘Equity in the implementation of the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement’, organised by Third World Network, and pointed out that recent calls for all countries to

Madrid News Update 8: Developing countries raise concerns over the participation of the US at climate talks
Madrid, 6 December 2019 (TWN)

Concerns have arisen among developing countries over the participation of the United States (US) in deliberations happening under the Kyoto Protocol as well as under the Paris Agreement at the Madrid climate talks.

Madrid News Update 7: Developing countries call for work programme on closing pre-2020 implementation gaps
Madrid, 6 December 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

Developing countries, led by the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC), called for a mandate at the UNFCCC COP 25 for a two-year work programme on closing the pre-2020 implementation gaps under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol.

Madrid News Update 6: Developed countries oppose long-term finance discussions under UNFCCC post 2020
Madrid, 6 December 2019 (TWN)

At the on-going climate talks in Madrid, developed countries are opposed to continuing discussions on long-term finance under the UNFCCC post 2020, and want further discussions on finance to take place under the Paris Agreement.

Madrid News Update 5: Disagreements continue over membership of Adaptation Fund Board
Madrid, 5 December 2019 (TWN)

Discussions on the membership of the Adaptation Fund Board continued to be contentious at the ongoing climate talks in Madrid, with developing countries calling for a procedural discussion on the matter, and developed countries calling for changing the composition of the AF Board through a substa